Shriners Hospitals for Children® is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our 22 facilities, located in the United States, Canada and Mexico, provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.
TheRNCare Manager isresponsible for the provision of care management/utilization review as well asadmission and discharge planning, ensuring effective and efficient patient progression through the continuum in this special pediatric healthcare environment. A key function of this role is to engage in proactive consultation with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, including but not limited topatient care staff, physicians, family; and, community resources to assure a smooth transition for the patient through appropriate levels of care in order to optimize quality outcomes. TheRNCare Manager may berequiredto participate in outpatient clinics, outreach clinics and school or community re-entry programs.
Job Skills & Knowledge
Must be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills with a wide variety of staff, patients, volunteers and medical staff. Must demonstrate the ability to manage competing priorities in a professional effective manner. Must be able to work effectively in both a multi-disciplinary team based environment or independently ofsupervision. Must be able to recognize and facilitate constructive change within an environment of safe, qualitypatient care.
Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Registered Nurse
Graduate from a BSN or MSN program
RN Licensure in good standing with the State of Texas
Certification as a Case Manager within 3 years of employment
Completion of American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider Program required within 30 days of employment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
Experience as a care manager highly desirable
Bilingual in English/Spanish
Strong working knowledge of revenue cycle processes and applications preferred